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    More Facts about the Notable Automotive Innovations throughout Mercedes-Benz® History

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    For more than a century, Mercedes-Benz has been at the forefront of vehicle design and innovation. When you purchase a new Mercedes-Benz vehicle, you will benefit from decades of ingenuity and refined craftsmanship. To this day, Mercedes-Benz vehicles continue to represent the future of automotive craftsmanship and technology. Let’s explore some of the most notable automotive innovations throughout Mercedes-Benz history.

    1886: First Mercedes-Benz Vehicle

    The first patent awarded for the invention of the automobile was granted to a German engineer named Carl Benz in 1886. His creation was called the Motorwagen, and it was a three wheeled, early prototype of the passenger vehicle. This early car set the stage for decades of automotive innovation to follow.

    1906: Mercedes-Benz Electric Cars

    While the electric vehicle seems like a very contemporary driving technology, electric driving technology can trace its origins to the Mercedes-Benz electric cars that were first introduced in 1906. Mercedes-Benz created both passenger and emergency vehicles that were entirely powered by an electric battery. Now, more than a century later, this sustainable technology continues to represent the future of how we drive.

    1931: Independent Suspension System

    In 1931, Mercedes-Benz created the first ever four wheeled independent suspension system. This innovative suspension system set a new standard for both vehicle performance and safety. Along with hydraulic braking and supercharged engines, Mercedes-Benz became known for offering the highest level of vehicle performance.

    1978: Anti-Lock Brakes

    Anti-Lock Brakes are a standard safety feature in cars to this day. Mercedes-Benz was the first automotive manufacture to develop this innovative braking system for its vehicles. With ABS, automotive safety reached a new level of precision.

    To experience the latest automotive innovations from Mercedes-Benz, come to Mercedes-Benz of Boerne for a test drive. Our Boerne Mercedes-Benz dealership is thrilled to offer an exquisite lineup of both new and used Mercedes-Benz vehicles. To learn more about our current inventory, visit us on the Web or call us at (877) 365-1665.

    Introducing the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG® Electric Drive

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    The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG® is a legendary, high-performance supercar from Mercedes-Benz. This year, Mercedes-Benz has released a thrilling new SLS AMG® model. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG® Electric Drive has been engineered with a state-of-the-art, fully electric drivetrain. The result is a level of electric performance that will thrill the discerning driving enthusiast. Let’s take a closer look at the stunning features of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG® Electric Drive.

    Electric Drivetrain

    At the soul of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz AMG® Electric Drive is a fully electric driving system. Mercedes-Benz has crafted this vehicle with four separate electric motors, each of which delivers power to one of the four wheels. Combined, these four motors generate an unbelievable 740 horsepower. Instead of fueling up at the gas station, this innovative vehicle contains a 60 kW battery that can be fully charged in as little as three hours. With a driving range of 155 miles, this cutting-edge electric supercar is fully equipped to provide the ultimate electric driving thrill.

    Sporty Styling

    While the interior engineering of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz AMG® Electric Drive is completely different from its gas-powered sibling, the interior and exterior styling has been crafted with the same distinctive and unmistakable lines. From the sleek aerodynamic styling to the electrifying paint color choices, it is clear from a single glance that this electric supercar has been built for speed. From behind the wheel, the driver can monitor regenerative braking and battery life using a wide range of specialized instrument clusters.

    To get behind the wheel of a top-performing Mercedes-Benz AMG® vehicle, visit Mercedes-Benz of Boerne. The knowledgeable sales staff at our Mercedes-Benz dealership will be happy to tell you about the latest performance breakthroughs from Mercedes-Benz. Call us at (877) 365-1665 or visit us on the Web to learn more about our terrific inventory of new and used Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

    About the First Mercedes-Benz® Vehicle

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    For more than one hundred years, Mercedes-Benz vehicles have been setting worldwide standards for luxury and performance. In 1901, a man named Wilhelm Maybach created the first Mercedes-Benz vehicle. This passenger car was unlike anything the world had even seen, and it cased a major sensation when it debuted at an event called the Nice Week. From these early beginnings, Mercedes-Benz exacting vehicle standards were born. By 1929, Maybach had produced a range of high-performance vehicles, including the Maybach 12 DS, which was equipped with a V12 engine.

    To experience the next evolution of Mercedes-Benz vehicle design, come to Mercedes-Benz of Boerne for a test drive. When you visit our dealership, you will have an extensive range of models to choose from, and we will ensure that you have a fantastic car shopping experience. For more information about the premium Mercedes-Benz vehicles that await you at our dealership, call us today at (877) 365-1665.

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    Choosing the Right Mercedes-Benz® Model for You

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    When you are shopping for a Mercedes-Benz vehicle, there are many factors to consider as you try to pick out the right car for you. Factors such as your lifestyle and driving preferences will affect what type of Mercedes-Benz vehicle will be perfect for your needs. If you are a performance enthusiast with the need for speed, you may consider purchasing a high performance Mercedes-Benz AMG® model. For those drivers who require additional cargo capacity and towing power, a Mercedes-Benz SUV model may be the perfect choice. With a fantastic range of luxurious models to choose from, you will be sure to find your ideal vehicle when you visit our Mercedes-Benz dealership.

    When you come to Mercedes-Benz of Boerne, our friendly sales staff will help you find a vehicle that is perfect for your driving needs. From top performing sport models to spacious SUVs, we carry a broad inventory of Mercedes-Benz models that you will enjoy driving. To learn more about our inventory, be sure to check us out on the Web or call us at (877) 365-1665.

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